2018-19 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 15, 2022  
2018-19 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 31700 - Sociology Of Sex And Sexualities


Prerequisite(s): SOC 10000 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

Credit Hours: 3.00. This course focuses on sociological understandings of sex and sexualities by identifying existing tensions and paradoxes in how sex and sexualities are socially understood, discusses, experienced, and portrayed. Topics under study may include: distinctions between sexual behaviors and sexual identities; the historical invention of sexual-identify categories; sex work; sexualized violence; and interactions of other social identities (e.g., race/ethnicity, class, age, gender) with sex and sexualities. This course also examines the ways in which U.S. social laws, policies, education, public opinion, media, religion, and technology work to construct, shape, recognize, and regulate the existing diversity of sex and sexualities. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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